A change of lead halfway through doesn't quite sink Brisbane Festival's compelling Peter Grimes.
The tenor was unable to sing after interval, walking the role as his cover sang from the wings.
In preparing to stage an operatic version of Kafka’s Metamorphosis for Opera Australia, the director has been pondering what this story of a man who turns into a bug really means.
The sum will help further her research and composition work over a five-year period.
Jessica Pratt and Caitlin Hulcup lead Victorian Opera’s fourth and final Bellini opera in concert with vocal and dramatic flair.
With catcalls and pregnancy jokes, Madama Butterfly nearly fluttered by altogether.
A fine golfer and feisty sports journalist, Dame Joan Hammond jettisoned both careers to focus on opera, where that same determination took the much-loved Australian soprano to the very top.
With a cash prize of $30,000, Drummond receives an enviable leg up at this year's IFAC Handa Australian Singing Competition.
Artistic Director Chris van Tuinen discusses a new production of Charpentier’s opera, intriguingly set in a pool with a squad of synchronised swimmers.
Gun-Brit Barkmin returns, Siobhan Stagg is the orchestra’s first ever Artist-in-Association, and a raft of stellar soloists and conductors make this a jam-packed season.
The much-loved Australian soprano discusses the world premiere of a song cycle written for her by composer Paul Grabowsky and librettist Steve Vizard, which draws on her own experiences as an artist.
Review: Francesca Caccini: La Liberazione di Ruggiero dall’Isola d’Alcina (Huelgas Ensemble/Paul Van Nevel)
First opera by a woman gets the brilliant revival it deserves.
Nymphs and shepherds more than live up to pastoral promise.